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Odisha: RTI Activist Critical In Bomb Attack In Jajpur

Jajpur: A Right to Information (RTI) activist was injured critically after miscreants hurled bombs at his car near Imam Nagar near Dharmashala  in Jajpur district on Saturday night. The activist identified as Sarbeswar Beuria sustained critical burn injuries. He was initially admitted to Dharmashala Community Health Centre and later shifted to SCB Medical College and […]

Baitarini River
Ancient Black Marble Stone Shivling, Artefacts Found In Baitarini Riverbed In Odisha

Jajpur: Days after an ancient Shivling and remains of a temple resurfaced from the Baitarani river near Dasharathpur in the district, another Shivling and other rare ancient sculptures were found from the riverbed at Devi Gada Ghat in the district on Thursday forcing the locals of the area to demand government’s intervention to restore those […]

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Odisha: Mother, Son Electrocuted To Death In Jajpur

Jajpur: A woman and her son allegedly died due to electrocution at Nalipur village under Balichandrapur police limits in the district late last night. As per reports, the duo came in contact with a live service wire that was snapped after the house of one of their neighbours had caught fire last night. Both of […]

Explosive
Odisha Police Seizes Huge Quantity Of Explosive Materials

Jajpur: Odisha Police on Sunday seized a huge quantity of explosive materials from Mukundapur village in Jajpur district during a raid, an officer said. The explosive materials was illegally stored in a house owned by Susanta Kumar Behera of the village, the officer said, adding that the house owner has been arrested. Acting on a […]

Odisha: Mob Torches Police Van During Group Clash In Jajpur
Odisha: Mob Torches Police Van During Group Clash In Jajpur

Jajpur: Tension ran high at Panasudha village under Balichandrapur police limits in Jajpur district as a group clash over claiming of a podium for Astaprahari rituals led to torching of a police vehicle on Saturday. According to sources, a clash broke between two groups of people at Panasudha village over the claiming of a podium […]

Loot Bid
Odisha: Petrol Pump Staff Injured As Miscreants Fire To Loot Cash

Jajpur: Two employees of a petrol pump near Chhatia under Bairi police limits were injured after three bike-borne miscreants opened fire at them on Monday in a bid to loot money. As per reports, the shootout happened when two employees of the said petrol pump went out to deposit cash in the nearby bank. The […]

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Odisha Bandh Effect: Outstation Candidates Miss RRB Exams

Jajpur: Hundreds of candidates who came from outside Odisha to appear the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) examinations at a centre near Cuttack were left stranded on NH-16 near Jaraka in the district as Congress workers blocked the road as a part of the State-wide strike to protest the steep hike in prices of fuel and […]

Pihu MIssing
Police Announce Rs 20K Cash Reward For Info On Missing 'Pihu'

Jajpur: In a bid to make headway into the missing ‘Pihu’ case, the police on Sunday announced a cash reward of Rs 20,000 for any information about the two-year-old minor girl. ‘Pihu’ had gone missing from her village Madhusudanpur under Binjharpur police limit in Jajpur district in August last year. According to reports, Binjharpur police […]

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RD Girl Student Death Case: Police Seize Mobile Phone & Clothes Of Accused

Bhubaneswar: Kuakhia police of Jajpur district on Friday seized the mobile phone and clothes worn by Rakesh Swain on the fateful day of the mysterious death of his female friend and Rama Devi Women’s University student Jharaphula Nayak. The cops have intensified probe to trace out vital evidence from the seized articles in connection with […]

RD University Student Death: Police Take Accused On 3-Day Remand For Questioning
RD University Student Death: Police Take Accused On 3-Day Remand For Questioning

Jajpur: Intensifying probe into the mysterious death of Rama Devi (RD) University student Jharaphula Nayak, Jajpur police on Tuesday took accused Rakesh on a three-day remand for further questioning in the case. According to sources, the police have taken Rakesh to Kuakhia police station today where he is being interrogated by Jajpur Sub Divisional Police […]

Baba
Odisha: Youth Impersonating As 'Baba' To Meet Girlfriend Caught

Jajpur: A boy eventually landed in an embarrassment for his bizarre gesture while trying to meet his girlfriend at the latter’s house at Jajpur Road in the district. The boy, a Plus II student from Angul impersonating himself as a monk was caught while coming to meet his girlfriend at Ferro chrome Colony under Jajpur […]

RD University Girl Death: Odisha Women's Panel Chief Visits Spot, Terms Incident Shameful
RD University Girl Death: Odisha Women's Panel Chief Visits Spot, Terms Incident Shameful

Jajpur/Bhubaneswar: Odisha State Commission for Women’s Chairperson Minati Behera on Friday visited Jajpur district to inquire into the death of Jharaphula Nayak- a student of Ramadevi University. Behera visited the spot where the body of the deceased was dumped at Kuakhia area of the district on January 27. Condemning the incident, she said, “It is […]

RD University Girl Death: Two Accused Identified, One Detained

Jajpur/Bhubaneswar: Commissionerate Police has reportedly detained one of the accused Rakesh Swain in connection with the death of Jharaphula Nayak- the student of Ramadevi University, Bhubaneswar. Jajpur police may take Swain into its custody for interrogation. Earlier today, they had claimed to have identified the accused who carried the body of Jharaphula and dumped it […]

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Odisha: Duplicate Sauce Making Unit Busted In Jajpur

Jajpur:  A duplicate sauce manufacturing unit has been busted at Kundal under Badchana police limits in the district on Saturday. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of police and administrative officials from Darpan Tehsil carried out a raid at the illegal factory and seized some bottles, machines used to prepare the sauce, raw materials, […]

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Parents Of 'Pihu' Warn Of Dharna Outside Naveen Niwas

Jajpur: The parents of two-year-old girl ‘Pihu’ who had gone missing since August 9 last year from her village at Madhusudanpur in the district, have warned of a dharna in front of the residence of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, if police don’t take the case seriously. The parents and relatives of the minor girl who […]

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Odisha: Another Child Goes Missing In Jajpur

Jajpur: Even as the district police are yet to make any headway in the missing case of ‘Pihu’, the two-year-old girl of Madhusudanpur, a similar incident reported from the same district has put the scanner on police administration again. A four-year-old boy named ‘Chintu’ went missing for last three days while he was playing near […]

Biraja
Odisha: Biraja Temple To Reopen From Dec 29

Jajpur: The famous shakti shrine of Maa Biraja, a form of Goddess Durga, situated in Jajpur district, will reopen for the first time on December 29, 2020, almost after nine-month-long hiatus due to Covid pandemic. Collector of Jajpur, Chakrabarti Singh Rathore informed about the decision to reopen the ancient shrine after discussion with all stakeholders […]

Police To Record Statement of Rescued Jajpur Woman Before Magistrate
Police To Record Statement of Rescued Jajpur Woman Before Magistrate

Jajpur: The statement of the 21-year-old woman from Dharmasala in Jajpur district who was ‘rescued’ in Cuttack on Thursday night after she was allegedly ‘kidnapped’ by a youth on December 5, will be recorded before a magistrate today. Sources in the Jajpur police said the victim will first be taken for medical examination following which […]

Wildlife smuggling
Wildlife Smuggling Racket Busted In Jajpur, Rare Chameleon Rescued; 2 Held

Jajpur: In another major crackdown on wildlife smugglers, Jajpur Forest Division sleuths busted a wildlife smuggling racket and arrested two persons in this connection from Bhikipur Reserve Forest area under Jajpur Road police limits in this district on Tuesday. Antlers, tusks and rarest chameleon were seized from their possession. Acting on a tip-off, the forest […]

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Odisha: Married Woman’s Suicide Bid Foiled By Locals; Watch Video

Jajpur: A married woman, who was apparently trying to commit suicide by jumping into a river, has been rescued by the passersby. The incident that took place near Akhuapada under Panikoili police limits in the district on Saturday came to light after a video of the woman standing atop the railing of the bridge on […]

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Congress Slams Police Inaction Over ‘Pihu’s Disappearance

Jajpur: A team of Congress delegation led by president of women wing of the party, Bandita Parida on Saturday came down heavily on the police for their lackadaisical approach in handling the case of two-year-old girl ‘Pihu’ who had gone missing four months  ago while playing in her village Madhusudanpur  under Binjharpur police station in […]

Jajpur Police
Curious Case Of Missing 'Pihu': Jajpur Police Pulls Up Socks After OTV Report

Jajpur: Investigation in the curious case of two-year-old minor girl ‘Pihu’, who allegedly went missing from her village in Madhusudanpur area last August has been sped up by police. As per reports, the probe into the case which was entrusted to an Asst Sub-Inspector (ASI) level officer has now been handed over to the Inspector-In-Charge […]

Pari Pihu
Amid 'Pari' Outrage, 'Pihu' Pain Threatens To Haunt Odisha

Bhubaneswar/Jajpur: At a time when Odisha politics is already boiling with the murder case of five-year-old Nayagarh girl, Pari, shocking story of another missing minor girl named ‘Pihu’ from Jajpur district grabbed headlines on Thursday. As per reports, two-year-old Subhalaxmi Nayak, aka Pihu from Madhusudanpur village under Binjharpur Police Station in Jajpur has been missing […]

Odisha Govt Directs Sealing Of 275 Illegal Stone Crushing Units
Odisha Govt Directs Sealing Of 275 Illegal Stone Crushing Units

Jajpur: The Odisha government has ordered the sealing of 275 illegal stone crushing units in Jajpur district to bring to a halt the process of illegal mining of minor minerals. The action was taken against the illegal stone crushing units for illegal exploration and smuggling of minor minerals and loss of cores of rupees to […]

Vigillance
Odisha Vigilance Unearths Crores Of Assets From 2 Govt Clerks, 1 Arrested

Bhubaneswar: The Vigilance department on Friday arrested Udaynath Jena, a senior clerk posted at the Bhubaneswar Sub-Collectorate on charges of amassing assets disproportionate to his known source of income. The sleuths detected Rs 1.32 crore assets in his possession. Vigilance sleuths on Thursday seized unaccounted property worth crores from two government staff – including Jena […]